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Events for November 5, 2021

First Friday is celebrated on the first Friday of each month at locations throughout Downtown Raleigh. Art galleries and studios are open late with rotating exhibits and artist talks. Exhibitors feature artists, music, and special offers. Retailers and restaurants can offer discounts and specials. There's something and somewhere for everyone. First Friday is free and open to all.

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Amorino Raleigh: Excellence in Italian Gelato
137 E Davie St - Moore Square District
First Friday Special at Amorino Raleigh
6:00pm-9:00pm

Get 20% off of your purchase at Amorino when you mention this First Friday Special!

City Market Artist Collective
300 Blake St - Moore Square District
CMAC Presents The sculptures of Guest Artist Holly Fischer. Also introducing the fine art photography of Yana Slutskaya.
6:00pm-10:00pm

City Market Artist Collective presents the sculptures of our guest artist Holly Fischer. Holly is known for her abstracted figurative sculptures that celebrate the voluptuous flesh and female empowerment.Also introducing the fine art photography of Moscow born Yana Slutskaya with her exhibition Natura Morta.

Current Wellness
219 S East St - Moore Square District
First Friday at Current Wellness
5:30pm-7:30pm

Swing by Current Wellness to check out their featured artist of the month. Our Wellness Bar will also be open for mocktails, kombucha, and snacks.

Designed For Joy
517 W Cabarrus St - Warehouse District
First Friday in the DFJ Studio
7:00pm-9:00pm

Welcome to the new headquarters of Designed For Joy! Come shop our Raleigh made brand of leather bags, jewelry, and home decor. Our new studio in the Warehouse District is where we employ Raleigh's most vulnerable women providing living wages, job training, and a safe place to build confidence to reenter the job market. The support of our Raleigh community has allowed us to hire over 50 women.

Good Trip Tattoo & Art
416 S McDowell St - Fayetteville Street District
Good Trip Gallery: Live Painting
7:00pm-10:00pm

Good Trip Gallery will be hosting First Friday at 416 S. McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. Artwork will be displayed by Chris Evans and there will also be a live painting.

Pareure, LLC
22 Glenwood Ave - Glenwood South District
Pareure Jewellery First Friday Event
6:00pm-9:00pm

Meet the designer, take a peek behind the scenes and more!